AALBORG, Denmark / GIEBELSTADT, Germany February 12th 2019 — “Rad Rodgers“, an homage to classic ’90s-era platformers from developer Slipgate Studios and publishers 3D Realms and HandyGames, a THQ Nordic company, locks and loads on Nintendo Switch February 26 with all-new content including local co-op, versus mode, and the King himself, Duke Nukem.
Every new addition will come to the PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC via a free update.
Fight alongside or against buddies in Radical Edition’s new local co-op and versus modes. Plop down with a buddy to team up to take down the baddies and save the videogame world. Need to get out some aggression? Lay on the smack down in Battle Mode to show them who’s boss.
The Radical Edition adds ‘90s gaming icons Duke Nukem, Lo Wang from Shadow Warrior, Cosmo from Cosmo’s Cosmic Adventure and Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison from Bombshell and the upcoming Ion Maiden.
Let Rad catch some Z’s and take one of these mondo classic characters for a spin. Oh, and, hail to the king baby, Jon St. John is back to reprise his role as Duke Nukem. Other totally tubular features include new levels, abilities, mini-games, a new overworld and tons of new secrets, collectables and unlockables.
“We love Rad, and we thought he deserved some awesome new friends to play with,” said Frederik Schreiber, co-owner of 3D Realms.
“With new levels, weapons, couch co-op and a versus mode, I think our fans may have a hard time putting this game down.”
Rad Rodgers: Radical Edition is developed by Slipgate Studios and will be published by 3D Realms and HandyGames. Rad Rodgers: Radical Edition launches on Nintendo Switch™ February 26, with a free content update to PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, across the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X and PC at launch.
For more information, please visit the official Rad Rodgers website, and also check out 3D Realms, HandyGames and Slipgate Studios webpages.
About Rad Rodgers
After being sucked into the gaming world, Rad Rodgers and his foul-mouthed living game console Dusty set out on a totally awesome quest inspired by ‘90s classics like Commander Keen and Jazz Jackrabbit.
Jump, run and gun across seven gorgeous, vibrant levels filled with action. Rad wields wicked weapons like Bolt Blasters and Phoenix Cannons to blast baddies. Dusty helps out by crossing into The Pixelverse, a behind-the-scenes area that enables him to fix broken parts of the game world.
To learn more about Rad Rodgers, please visit the game’s official website.
About 3D Realms
Founded 30 years ago, 3D Realms was the publisher, developer and creator of many legendary gaming franchises, most still going strong: Wolfenstein 3D, Duke Nukem, Shadow Warrior, Max Payne and Prey.
To learn more about 3D Realms please visit the studio’s official website.
About Slipgate Studios
Established in 2017, Slipgate Studios was formed by the former Interceptor Entertainment team.
Slipgate is an independent Game Development Studio based in Aalborg, Denmark, led by a team of dedicated and talented professionals.
The team is a long-time partner of 3D Realms, and was responsible for the critically acclaimed First Person Shooter Rise of the Triad, which won several awards. Most recently the team successfully released the first version of Rad Rodgers, partnered with THQ Nordic and started development on a new version of Rad Rodgers.
HandyGames™ is a THQ Nordic family member and operates as an international publisher for mid-sized projects and developers for a worldwide audience.
The focus lies on creating and publishing games for current gen consoles like PlayStation®4, the Xbox One family of devices including Xbox One X or Nintendo Switch™ as well as games for Steam and many other PC gaming distribution channels.
HandyGames™ produces titles for new innovative gaming platforms, for example VR (Virtual Reality) on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Samsung Gear VR, but also offers games of all kind of genres for Android smartphones and tablets, Apple iPhones, iPads and many other mobile and smart devices.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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